China is curtailing the hours when press can film in Tiananmen Square, and they'll try to censor the television narrative. But they won't be able to prohibit 24/7 coverage via the Internet of protests as they happen.
The two images will dominate the American media this weekend are for once not Obama and McCain, but rather the competing movies at the box office, the images of which dare I say it, can be seen to represent the dichotomy of the American landscape.
By relying too heavily on government sources from one party, most pre-Iraq war coverage misstated the threat and drastically underplayed opposition to the war among experts, political elites, and the general public.
Doctors can alleviate any concerns about McCain's health. But Americans can rightly wonder whether he truly understands the faltering economy that he will have to steer back to health if he becomes president.
It's hard to believe that the editorial staff of the New Yorker did not see this straight depiction of Obama and his wife as militant/Muslim terrorists for the Red State red meat that it is. Parroting is not parody.
Most criticism of the Supreme Court's recent decisions comes off as whining about the fact that the Court decided against one's side, with zero appreciation of the fact that at least there's a relatively fair system.